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Providence Center Announces Its 20th Annual Moran Golf Classic Most Successful in Tournament History

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       Contact:  Audra Harrison
June 25, 2012                                                                                                                                                    

Providence Center Announces its 20th Annual Moran Golf Classic Most Successful in Tournament History

Glen Burnie –Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities, announced today that its 20th Annual Moran Golf Classic netted more than $60,000 for the organization’s programs and services.  This is the most successful Classic to date with more than 39 sponsors and nearly 200 golfers that contributed to the event.  The Classic was held on June 4, 2012, at Queenstown Harbor in Queenstown.  Moran Insurance was presenting sponsor for the 16th year.

Golf Classic Committee Co-Chairs Conor Gilligan and Matt Lehmann released the following statement:

“This year’s Classic broke the record for the most successful tournament to date,” Gilligan and Lehmann said.  “We are very grateful for the efforts of our committee members, the support of all of our sponsors, and the time of our volunteers to make the day fun and solidify this tournament as one of the premiere events in the area.”

Providence Center Executive Director Chuck Coble added, “The Golf Classic is one of the most important fundraising events we hold each year.  It raises much-needed funds so that we can continue to keep our professional care staff in place and our doors open for those who rely on us each day.  Thank you to everyone that helped make this year the best yet and we look forward to breaking even more records with next year’s Classic.”

The event netted $60,290 which will go directly to supporting Providence Center’s dynamic programs and services for adults with developmental disabilities.

Sponsors for this year’s Classic included:

Presenting Sponsor – Moran Insurance

Providence Sponsors –  Richard J. Princinsky & Associates and Kaiser Permanente

Baldwin Sponsors – Norris Automotive, Builderguru Contracting and Gardiner & Gardiner, Chaney Enterprises, PNC Bank, Reliable Contracting Company, Selective Insurance Company

Hospitality Sponsors – A.C.& R. Foam Insulators, LLC, ARINC, Bagley & Rhody, P.C., BankAnnapolis, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Chesapeake Telephone Systems, Chesapeake Bay Savers, Chiron Technology Services, Craftsmen Developers, Fleetpro, Inc., Gary and Missy Evans, King Automotive, Stevens Battery Warehouse

Eagle Sponsors – Anne Arundel Medical Center, ADP, Advantica, Bayside Physical Therapy, Century Auto Sales, CR Goodman Associates, LLC, Datalink Interactive Inc., Employee Benefit Services, Enterprise, FPC Distribution, IWIF, James Myers Company, Inc., Metrinko Office Interiors, Mullen, Sondberg, Wimbish & Stone, P.A., Ohio Casualty, Omni Solutions, Inc., Severna Park Voice, St. John Properties, Tech USA.

Golf Classic Committee Members:

Conor Gilligan, Craftsmen Developers

Matt Lehmann, Moran Insurance

Donna Moran, Moran Insurance

Pete Metrinko, Metrinko Office Interiors

John Ward, Selective Insurance

Dennis Wells, Omni Solutions, Inc.

Providence Center, a non-profit organization based in Anne Arundel County, operates five facilities which provide care and training in programs such as Horticulture, Woodshop, and Pottery throughout the county.  It meets the growing needs of nearly 500 individuals through an array of services and supports, including medical supervision and care, psychological assistance, skills training for activities of daily living, vocational training and job placement as well as retirement services.

The mission of Providence Center is to provide services that allow individuals with disabilities to enjoy increased self-determination in leading a more independent, valuable and functioning role in society. These support services are individually designed and professionally managed to enable these individuals to exercise higher levels of control over their lives.

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